CUTS - Ham: Prociutto, Speck & Spallacia

 

La Quercia Acorn Edition Spallacia
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NAME
Acorn Berkshire Spallacia,
Limited availability
FLAVOR PROFILE
Rich, incredibly smooth, sweet
BREEDING
Purebred Berkshire
SPECIAL QUALITIES
Fed acorns as 60% of their diet for at least the last 3 months. Pasture raised.
GROWER
Barney Barenfusen and Suzanne Castello from B & B Farm
NAME OF CUT
Shoulder (picnic plus part of Boston butt)
INGREDIENTS
Pork, Sea Salt
AGING TIME
15-22 Months
SIZE
4-9 lbs
FORMATS AVAILABLE
Boneless shoulder
USER RECOMMENDATIONS
Can be hand sliced or easily sliced thinly on a slicer
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"It is good to be alive. Last night we toasted you and the pigs.
What you have done is STUNNING."
— Patrick Chamberlain,
AE IV subscriber
"Currently the greatest edible item known to man is La Quercia Acorn Edition Prosciutto."
— Michael Nagrant,
Serious Eats
"I never had anything that
good in Italy."
— Paul Bertolli,
founder and Curemaster,
Fra'Mani Handcrafted Foods
"If it is possible for pig meat to be creamy, then La Quercia’s acorn edition is pork butter. Apparently, when pigs are fed an acorn diet wonderful things happen."
— Chris Remy,
Co-owner, Stinky Brooklyn